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Playing Through the Whistle: Steel, Football, and an American Town

S L Price · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 550
Format: Print book

In the early twentieth century, down the Ohio River from Pittsburgh, the Jones & Laughlin Steel Company built one of the largest mills in the world and a town to go with it. Aliquippa was a beacon and a melting pot, pulling in thousands of families from Europe and the Jim Crow south....
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Special Forces Survival Guide: Desert, Arctic, Mountain, Jungle, Urban

Alexander Stilwell · Firefly Books
Format: Paperback

Review of the authors Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques 2000 This could prove to be a mighty handy volume. Recommended. --Library Journal Written by a former member of the British Territorial Army, Special Forces Survival Guide arms readers with the survival techniques used by special...
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2020 Standard Catalog of Firearms

Jerry Lee · Caribou Media Group
Pages: 1504
Format: Paperback

MORE GUNS! MORE VALUES! MORE OF WHAT YOU NEED! In the Updated Standard Catalog of Firearms 30th Edition! For more than a quarter century Standard Catalog of Firearms has been the leading illustrated guide to guns and their values, offering more of what the firearms enthusiast and collector...
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The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Thing in Sports

Jeff Passan · Harpercollins
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Yahoo's lead baseball columnist offers an in-depth look at the most valuable commodity in sports - the pitching arm - and how its vulnerability to injury is hurting players and the game, from Little League to the majors.

Every year, Major League Baseball spends more than $1.5 billion...

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The Great American Sports Page: A Century of Classic Columns from Ring Lardner to Sally Jenkins: A Library of America Special Publication

John Schulian · Library of America
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A first-of-its-kind celebration of the newspaper scribes who made sportswriting a glorious popular art, and immortalized America's greatest games and athletes

Spanning nearly a century, The Great American Sports Page presents essential columns from more than three dozen masters...
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KD: Kevin Durant's Relentless Pursuit to Be the Greatest

Marcus Thompson · Atria Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Golden State Warriors insider and bestselling author Marcus Thompson delivers the definitive biography of one of the most extraordinary basketball players in NBA history - Kevin Durant.

The NBA has never seen a player quite like Kevin Durant. Larry Bird wasn't as quick, Magic Johnson...
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Belichick & brady

Michael Holley · Hachette Books
Pages: 410
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling sportswriter Michael Holley takes readers behind the scenes of the relationship that transformed the Patriots from a middling franchise to the envy of the NFL.

No head coach-quarterback pair has been more successful in NFL history than Bill Belichick...
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101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out

Josh Pahigian · Lyons Press; 2nd Edition edition
Format: Print book

A brand new edition of the finalist for the 2008 Casey Award, presented annually to the best baseball book, 101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out profiles Americas greatest baseball museums, shrines, sports bars, pop culture landmarks and ballpark sites. From sandlots and skyboxes...
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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

David Goldblatt · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 516
Format: Print book

The definitive sports and social history of the modern Olympic Games -- by one of the most celebrated sportswriters of our time.

Renowned sportswriter David Goldblatt has been hailed by the Wall Street Journal for writing "with the expansive eye of a social and cultural critic"...
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Backpacker's The National Parks Coast to Coast: 100 Best Hikes

Backpacker magazine · Falcon Guides
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

With expert content and beautiful photos provided by Backpacker magazine, this treasured collector's item belongs as much on the coffee table as does in the backpack. Released in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary, Backpacker's The National Parks Coast to Coast...
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Relentless Spirit: The Unconventional Raising of a Champion

Missy Franklin · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

What does it take to become a champion? Gold medalist Missy Franklin, along with her parents, D.A. and Dick, tell the inspirational and heartwarming story of how Missy became both a legendary athlete and a happy and confident woman, something they accomplished by doing things their own way and making...
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Shooter's Bible, 111th Edition: The World's Bestselling Firearms Reference: 2019–2020

Jay Cassell · Skyhorse
Pages: 608
Format: Paperback

With more than seven million copies sold, this is the must-have reference book for gun collectors and firearm enthusiasts of all ages. Published annually for more than eighty years, the Shooter's Bible is the most comprehensive and sought-after reference guide for new firearms and their...
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The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano and the Story of an Epic College Basketball Rivalry

John Feinstein · Doubleday, 2016.
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

The riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends - University of North Carolina's Dean Smith, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano - by the king of college basketball writers, #1 New York Times bestseller John...
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The Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes: A Comprehensive History

Richard Sowers · Not Avail
Format: Paperback

This is the definitive history of thoroughbred racings three premier events, which have never before been explored in such detail. This book gives the history of Americas classic races from the inaugural Belmont Stakes in 1867 through 2013, identifying which equine participants were truly...
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The Best in the World: At What I Have No Idea

Chris Jericho · Gotham; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author, wrestler, metal rocker, and over-the-top media personality shares his latest wild and hilarious adventures World Wrestling Entertainment has named Chris Jericho as one of the top ten wrestlers—and one of the top five talkers—of all time. Certainly,...
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